|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
Di tutti sempre.
A usurper always distrusts the whole world.
AlfieriPolinice. III. 2.
|What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?|
George EliotMiddlemarch. Bk. V. Ch. XLIV.
|When desperate ills demand a speedy cure,|
Distrust is cowardice, and prudence folly.
Samuel JohnsonIrene. Act IV. Sc. 1. L. 87.
| A certain amount of distrust is wholesome, but not so much of others as of ourselves; neither vanity nor conceit can exist in the same atmosphere with it.|
|Three things a wise man will not trust,|
The wind, the sunshine of an April day,
And womans plighted faith.
SoutheyMadoc in Azthan. Pt. XXIII. L. 51.